Lady, Go Die! (Mike Hammer, Book 17)

By Max Allan Collins, Mickey Spillane

Whilst Hammer and Velda move on holiday to an extended Island seashore city, Hammer turns into embroiled within the secret of a lacking famous big apple social gathering woman who lives within reach. while the lady turns up bare - and lifeless - astride the statue of a horse within the city sq., Hammer feels forced to investigate.

Mickey Spillane's misplaced Nineteen Forties Mike Hammer novel, written between I, the Jury and My Gun Is Quickand by no means ahead of released! accomplished by means of Spillane's good friend and literary executor Max Allan Collins,Lady, pass Die is ultimately making its means into print virtually 70 years after its inception!

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Carolina Skeletons

By David Stout

Based on actual occasions, a chilling story of homicide and injustice within the Jim Crow South

As a fourteen-year-old black boy residing in Nineteen Forties South Carolina, Linus Bragg may still recognize higher than to keep on with the 2 bicycling white ladies. yet whatever approximately Sue Ellen and Cindy Lou compels him. perhaps it’s the way in which Cindy Lou speaks to him, or how Sue Ellen sits on her motorcycle. regardless of the cause, he follows the women into the woods. It’s the worst mistake he ever makes. whilst he comes into the clearing, either women are lifeless and younger Linus is the ordinary suspect. 40 years later, a nephew of Linus’s returns to South Carolina, focused on this darkish second in his family’s previous. to discover the fourth one who visited the clearing that day capacity reopening a sinister bankruptcy of the small town’s background, which convinced evil males had proposal closed forever.

Carolina Skeletons is predicated at the 1944 case of George Stinney Jr., who, on the age of fourteen, grew to become the youngest individual achieved within the usa in the course of the 20th century. After a rapidly scheduled listening to just a couple of hours lengthy, the jury fast charged him with a double homicide. He was once placed to loss of life 3 months later.

A haunting trip into America’s shameful prior, Carolina Skeletons deftly explores how history’s skeletons infrequently remain hidden eternally.

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The Mercedes Coffin: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels)

By Faye Kellerman

Billionaire Genoa Greeves believes the L.A.P.D. may still ultimately remedy the fifteen-year-old execution-style homicide of her favourite instructor, Bennett Little—especially now that Hollywood tune manufacturer Primo Ekerling has been slain in an eerily related demeanour: shot and filled into the trunk of his Mercedes Benz.

Lieutenant Peter Decker resents having to devote priceless manpower to a chilly case just because a wealthy girl says, "Jump!" but if a first-rate investigator within the Little case, now retired, suspiciously commits suicide hours after he and Decker speak, the detective realizes anything evil's connecting the dots in murders separated by means of a decade and a part. spouse Rina Lazarus deals a funky, rational outlook, as consistently, regardless of her becoming crisis for her husband's welfare—as previous and current collide with a vengeance, catapulting Decker ever toward the sting of an unlimited darkish abyss.

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Cold Florida (Foggy Moskowitz Mystery, Book 1)

By Phillip Depoy

It's 1974. Foggy Moskowitz, a Jewish automobile thief at the run from the Brooklyn experts, results in Florida operating for the 1st place of work of kid protecting carrier. for private reasons.
An not likely, yet tenacious, baby safety officer, he's taking on an research to discover a lacking toddler, taken from the sanatorium through her addict mom. however the case takes a number of unforeseen turns as Foggy makes his manner from seedy Fry's Bay to Indian Seminole swampland, venture a imaginative and prescient quest, a ceremony of passage in a few local American cultures, within the process.
Along the way in which he encounters quite a lot of fascinating characters, together with John Horse, an Indian mystic, and works to foil an enormous land-grab rip-off via an uber-rich felon.
Amusing but relocating, blending ardour with pathos, and introducing a few memorable characters, Phillip DePoy has created a highly unique new sequence.

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The Daughters of Cain

By Colin Dexter

"AUDACIOUS AND fun. . . could be the top publication but during this DESERVEDLY CELEBRATED SERIES."
--The Wall highway Journal
It was once simply the second one time Inspector Morse had ever taken over a homicide enquiry after the preliminary--invariably dramatic--discovery and sweep of the crime scene. Secretly happy to have neglected the blood and gore, Morse and the trustworthy Lewis move approximately discovering the killer who stabbed Dr. Felix McClure, past due of Wolsey university. In one other a part of Oxford, 3 women--a housecleaner, a schoolteacher, and a prostitute--are enjoying out a drama that has lengthy been unfolding. it's going to take a lot mind paintings, many pints, and never a bit soreness prior to Morse sees the startling connections among McClure's demise and the daughters of Cain. . . .
"VERY CLEVERLY developed. . . Dexter writes with an urbanity and variety of reference that's all his own."
--Los Angeles Times
"YOU do not rather comprehend MORSE until eventually you could have learn
HIM. . . . audience who've loved British actor John Thaw as Morse within the PBS'Mystery!' anthology sequence should still welcome the deeper personality improvement in Dexter's novels."
--Chicago Sun-Times
"A MASTERFUL CRIME author WHOM FEW OTHERS MATCH."
--Publishers Weekly

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Five Dead Canaries (The Home Front Detective Series)

By Edward Marston

Marmion and Keedy go back for a 3rd time within the acclaimed domestic entrance Detective sequence. As millions of Brits are struggling with at the entrance Line, a brand new breed of girls emerges to carry the house entrance jointly. Fiercely self sufficient and fiery-spirited, those ladies are a raucous crew of munition employees, or ‘munitionettes’. The ‘canaries’, so-called due to their chemically-stained yellow faces, choose to have a good time chief Florrie Duncan’s birthday yet their frolics are quickly reduce brief whilst all yet one are killed in a startling explosion. With 5 instances the sufferers there are 5 instances the potential motivations for the assassin, and Marmion and Keedy definitely discover a few brilliant clues. Grappling with this confusing homicide secret comprises marital disorder, failed bomb plots and a very aggressive women’s soccer workforce…

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A Bespoke Murder (The Home Front Detective Series)

By Edward Marston

May perhaps 1915. As zeppelin bombs fall on London and with the sinking of the Lusitania, anti-German hysteria reaches fever pitch and assaults on German immigrants surge. now not even the West finish of London is immune. Jacob Stein's bespoke tailoring company comes less than brutal assault, leaving his secure ransacked, his daughter, Ruth, raped and traumatized and Jacob lifeless. Inspector Harvey Marmion is certain to the case and faces an uphill fight to trace down the perpetrators, even as much as the chaos of front Line. yet was once the homicide as opportunistic because it first appears to be like, or did a person with a perilous grudge plan the assault?

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The Alpine Winter (Emma Lord)

By Mary Daheim

The picturesque city of Alpine within the Cascade Mountains is decked out in Christmas cheer, yet on the Alpine suggest, editor and writer Emma Lord is fretting over how her brother and her son—both priests—will react to her affair with Sheriff Milo steer clear of. one other kinfolk is making a song the blues while Postmaster Roy Everson indicates up with bones which may belong to his mom, who’s been lacking for 16 years. however the most annoying discovery is the decomposed corpse present in a cave on Mount Sawyer. whilst Milo returns from his circle of relatives ordeal, he and Emma attempt to locate time clear of the unnerving research to reunite. yet they’ve drawn the eye of a dogged killer who thinks the fanatics’ bliss is to die for . . . actually. Scandal, intrigue, wish, and premature loss of life are the parts in Mary Daheim’s deliciously chilling vacation treat.
 
“[An] enduring favourite . . . [Mary] Daheim takes her readers again to the old fashioned little city of Alpine, Wash., the place homicide and mayhem regularly appear to be at the again burner.”—Wichita Falls Times checklist News
 
“Daheim retains this long-running sequence energetic with beneficiant helpings of small-town chatter, appeal and middle-age romance.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“Daheim is likely one of the brightest stars in our city’s literary constellation.”—The Seattle Times

Includes an excerpt of Mary Daheim’s subsequent Emma Lord secret, The Alpine Xanadu

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A Lonely Death: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries)

By Charles Todd

“Todd’s Ian Rutledge mysteries are one of the such a lot clever and affecting being written those days.”
Washington Post

Critics have known as Charles Todd’s historic secret sequence that includes shell-shocked international battle One veteran Inspector Ian Rutledge “remarkable” (New York occasions ebook Review), “heart-breaking” (Chicago Tribune), “fresh and unique” (South Florida Sun-Sentinel). In A Lonely Death, the haunted investigator is again in motion, attempting to clear up the murders of 3 ex-soldiers in a small English village. a real grasp of evocative and atmospheric British crime fiction, Charles Todd reaches breathtaking new heights with A Lonely Death—a exciting story of the darkness in men’s souls that may have fanatics of Elizabeth George, Martha Grimes, and Anne Perry cheering.

 

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Unfinished Portrait

By Mary Westmacott, Agatha Christie

A newly reissued version of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, against the law of the guts novel a couple of girl at the verge of suicide. 'In Celia we've got extra approximately than at any place else a portrait of Agatha.' Max Mallowan Bereft of the 3 humans she has held most useful - her mom, her husband and her daughter - Celia is at the verge of suicide. Then one evening on an unique island she meets Larraby, a profitable portrait painter, and during a protracted evening of speak unearths how she is afraid to dedicate herself to a moment probability of happiness with another individual, but isn't courageous sufficient to stand lifestyles by myself. Can Larraby aid Celia come to phrases with the previous or will they half, her consequence nonetheless doubtful?

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